Vivid Ideas: The Making of the Future of Performance
Speakers: Patrick Nolan, Julian Knowles, Donna Hewitt, Timothy Ohl
6 June. 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
General – $20.00
Industry – $15.00
Student/Educator – $10.00
In late 2012 the artist collective Macrophonics visited internationally-recognised physical theatre company, Legs On The Wall, to experiment with sensor-based technology and how it can be adapted specifically for live performances. What emerged was a tool for creating live art, one that uses both the body of a performer and the space they move through. Now Macrophonics and Legs On The Wall offer audiences a glimpse into what comes next – the creation of a new work that transforms the dancer into the conductor, the musician into the actor, and the stage into the interface.
This presentation will feature Professor Julian Knowles of Macquarie University’s Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies and Patrick Nolan, Artistic Director of Legs On The Wall, and a demonstration of the Macrophonic’s technology with performer Tim Ohl.
THE MAKING OF…
In a series of fast-paced, one-hour tag-team sessions, creative teams from the worlds of television, gaming, music, and animation take us behind-the-scenes to introduce us to the people and processes that make huge creative projects a reality.
These sessions explore strategies for making international real-time collaborations work, find out what tools are essential for co-ordinating multi-part projects, and meet some of the world’s most interesting companies and creatives.
Radio Interview with Julian Knowles – 2SER Sydney, Australia (from 17:20 onwards)
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